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Summer Reading Program Wrap-up

srpRegistration for the HCPL Summer Reading Program program has closed, but it's not too late to complete the program. Registered participants may log titles and activities until Saturday, August 12. Prizes may be picked up through August 19 (while supplies last).

Spanish Conversation Club

holaJoin the Spanish Conversation Club at its new times and practice spanish in a relaxed setting
• Mondays, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, LRNC 131
• Wednesdays, 6:00pm - 7:30pm, LRNC 118

A Spanish-speaking native will facilitate the program. FREE! No registration.

Technology Upgrades This Weekend

technology updatesUPDATE! The following services are currently unavailable from LSC: printing, databases, online chat, library card activation, temporary logins.

Due to Lone Star College System updates, access to internet, printers, library databases, and the Chat with a Librarian service may be interrupted online and at all LSC Libraries locations from Sat., July 22, at 8am, until Sun, July 23, at 1pm.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

LIFE Followup: History of Cookbooks

ancient cookbookYesterday, Pam Panettiere, librarian and history buff, delved into the quirky history of the cookbook and shared some of the culinary discoveries of her gustatory endeavor. 

Take a look at the facinating, and sometimes odd, history of the cookbook.

 

Image: From Ancient-Origins.net

 

Brown Bag Movies

brown bag moviesJoin us Tuesday for Brown Bag Movies. Bring your lunch or dinner and enjoy a patriotic film on us. Red, White, & Blue Dessert Provided. Surprises and Trivia!

Tuesday, July 11, LRNC 131

• 12:00noon - Brown Bag Movie Matinee
• 6:30pm - Brown Bag Movie Night

Call for film titles, 281-290.3214
 

Job/Career Workshop: Interviewing Skills

interview

Practice your interviewing skills tomorrow at the Job/Career Workshop. Learn tips and techniques to improve interview performance and discuss how to approach a variety of interview questions.

Tuesday, July 11
9:00am-11:00am, LRNC 131

4th of July Holiday Hours

holiday hours

Summer Reading 2017 Has Begun!

build a better worldJoin us this summer for reading and activities for adults, teens, children, and babies. It's easy and it's FREE!. Level up, earn badges, and collect prizes along the way.

Get Started:
• Register at HCPL.Beanstack.org
• Log your reading and/or activites
• Earn prizes for every 100 points you log

Prizes must be picked up by August 19, while supplies last.

 

I Love a Mystery Book Club Next Week

mystery book clubCupcakes, crumpets, and crime! Share your favorite mystery for foodies at this month's I Love a Mystery Book Club

Wednesday, May 31, 12:00pm, LRNC 131.

Need some suggestions to get started? Try these:
• Chef: A Novel by Jaspreet Singh
• Mistress of Spices by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruri
• Dying For Chocolate by Diane Mott Davidson
• Pomegranate Soup by Marsha Mehran

The book club meets the last Wednesday of each month at 12:00pm, in LRNC 131. Each month there is a different theme.

Screen-Play

screen playCalling all Tweens & Teens!

Join us on Wednesday, May 10, for Screen-Play.
• 5:00pm: Games
• 6:00pm: Movies
May movie: Kubo and the Two Strings (PG, 102 min) Universal

For teens and tweens, ages 10 - 18.
Free, no registration, just drop by.
Location: Teen Room

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